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Rule #47: Vertical housing

I used to live in “vertical housing” once upon a time. Only back then we called them apartment buildings. Why does everything have to have a fucked up name nowadays? 216 more words

Time running out for Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Applications

December 31, 2014 is the deadline for Afghan SIVs (Special Immigrant Visas). That date is also the deadline by which the visa may be issued according to current law. 342 more words


Why Hire a Refugee?

Over the past year, LSS/NCA resettled over 600 refugees fleeing from persecution and war. Through our resettlement programs, we help each family find a place to call home, provide needed daily household items, and train mentors to help families navigate public transportation, learn English, and engage in common American practices. 717 more words


Study shows Significant drop in Living Standards after Resettlement for Thilawa SEZ

This afternoon in Yangon,  Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), Mekong Watch and the Thilawa Social Development Group (TSDG) released a PHR report detailing the conditions of people living in the resettlement site after displacement for the Thilawa SEZ.   480 more words


Could Ex-Forces Personnel Answer Your Skills Shortages?

Former service men and women offer businesses an unparalleled skillset, says Hayley Kirton (a blogger on the People Management website):

The UK Commission’s Employer Skills Survey 2013… 484 more words

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Michael Crummey, Exploring A Changing Way of Life on Newfoundland with 'Sweetland'

Picture yourself as a man in your 70’s living in a small out-port on a remote island off the coast of Newfoundland. You love where you live, and your roots to the place go deep. 312 more words